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Winter Scenes from Cuba Marsh Forest Preserve

284. Take a Winter Walk Through Cuba Marsh

 It may be crushingly cold outside, but ice and snow transform Cuba Marsh in beautiful ways this time of year.  Sometimes, when I drive past, curiosity calls and I can’t help but slow the car and turn my wheels into the forest preserve’s icy entrance.  The first thing I found during this visit reminded me of a flag, shocked into submission and buried beneath layers of wintry glass.

It looked like a lonesome surrender, but the beauty of Cuba Marsh is its diversity, combining marsh and prairie with woodland and savanna. A wide range of plants and animals make their homes here and, when I took a step back, I found that this flagsicle had a friend.…

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283. Orchard Evangelical Free Church Grand Opening

 Barrington’s newest church is opening its doors to the public tomorrow morning for its Grand Opening celebration. They have invited us all to drop by to tour the new facility, attend services, meet members and sip complimentary coffee in their new cafe tomorrow between 8:30 and 1PM.

The Orchard Evangelical Free Church has it’s roots in Arlington Heights where it was created nearly sixty years ago by a group of families who started meeting to study the bible together.…

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